English dictionary definition of:

trim


Noun

  • cutting down to the desired size or shape
  • a decoration or adornment on a garment
  • attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation
  • a state of arrangement or appearance

Verb

  • adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used
  • cut down on; make a reduction in
  • cut closely
  • remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size
  • cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
  • decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
  • decorate, as with ornaments
  • be in equilibrium during a flight
  • balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces

Adjective

  • thin and fit
  • severely simple in line or design
  • neat and smart in appearance
  • of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder

Thesaurus

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Scrabble score for trim


Scrabble score = 6

generated at 22:16:14 on 13-11-19

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